26-year-old dies at Netanya beach after sand cliff collapse
Another camper was lightly injured in the incident at the Zukei Yam beach, located north of Netanya.
A 26-year-old man died overnight Friday at a Netanya-area beach after part a sand cliff collapsed on a group of campers, Israel Radio reported.
The victim was identified as Harel Barlin from Kfar Monash in Central Israel.
Another camper was lightly injured in the incident at the Zukei Yam beach, located north of Netanya. He was taken to Laniado hospital in Netanya for treatment.
The collapse occurred around 3:30 A.M. Emergency services were called to the scene and conducted a sweep of the area to make sure no other people were buried under rocks or sand.
Police are investigating the circumstances of the accident.
A similar incident injured several people who were camping near Hadera last year.